Jan 20, 2019
The Benefits of Fasting
Series: Matthew

Message: The Benefits of Fasting                 Matthew3:13-4:17 

1. Fasting Empowers believers for times of testing

o  Provision This questions God’s Love

o  Protection – This questions God’s faithfulness

o  PowerThis questioned God’s promises

ØHebrews 4:14 - 5:1  

2. Fasting Empowers believers for important decisions

Acts 13:2  

Acts 14:21-23   

Proverbs 3:5-6  

3. It Empowers believers for ministry

Mark 9:28-29  

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  • Jan 20, 2019The Benefits of Fasting
    Jan 20, 2019
    The Benefits of Fasting
    Series: Matthew

    Message: The Benefits of Fasting                 Matthew3:13-4:17 

    1. Fasting Empowers believers for times of testing

    o  Provision This questions God’s Love

    o  Protection – This questions God’s faithfulness

    o  PowerThis questioned God’s promises

    ØHebrews 4:14 - 5:1  

    2. Fasting Empowers believers for important decisions

    Acts 13:2  

    Acts 14:21-23   

    Proverbs 3:5-6  

    3. It Empowers believers for ministry

    Mark 9:28-29  

  • Jan 13, 2019Confession…It Prepares the Way
    Jan 13, 2019
    Confession…It Prepares the Way
    Series: Matthew
    Message: Confession...It Prepares the Way                              Matthew 3:1-12 Confession should lead to…
    1. The examination of our heart
              Jeremiah said in 17:9-10           Psalm 139:23-24
    1. Godly sorrow
              Acts 2:37-38
    1. Changed behavior
              Romans 12:1-2
  • Jan 6, 2019Fasting that Transforms
    Jan 6, 2019
    Fasting that Transforms
    Series: Topical
    Message: Fasting that Transforms                           Isaiah 58:1-14 v.1-5
    1. Empty fasting produces….
    Meaningless activity - v.2  False assumptions - v.3 Wickedness - v.4 Meaningless rituals - v.5 – 
    1. True Fasting produces… 
    v.6-14 Deliverance -  v. 6 Compassion - v. 7 Healing - v.8 Guidance - v.11a Provision - v.11b     Psalm 1 Restoration - v.12     Isa. 42:1-4  Inner Strength - v. 13-14
     
  • Dec 30, 2018The Mastery of Self: The Benefits of Self-discipline
    Dec 30, 2018
    The Mastery of Self: The Benefits of Self-discipline
    Series: Topical
    Message: The Mastery of Self                               1 Cor. 9:24-27
     
    Proverbs 25:28
    Galatians 5:23 
    2 Timothy 1:7
    1 Cor. 9:24-27
     

    1.   Self-discipline enables one to go uphill

    2.   Self-discipline makes the difference between temporary success and sustained success

    3.   Self-discipline makes habit your servant instead of your master

    4.   Self-discipline is developed, not given

    Video Make Your Bed -  4:35 to 6:12
  • Dec 23, 2018Complete Surrender
    Dec 23, 2018
    Complete Surrender
    Series: Christmas

    Message: Complete Surrender                                 Luke 1:26-38

    Luke 1:26-38

    1.   Mary said yes to God’s Plan

    Matthew 1:18-24

    2.   Joseph said yes to God’s Plan

     Philippians 2:5-11.

    3.   Jesus said yes to God’s Plan

  • Dec 9, 2018Tapestry
    Dec 9, 2018
    Tapestry
    Series: Christmas

    Message: Tapestry                                                       Matthew 1:1-25

    1. The birth of Jesus was a long time in the making v.1-17

    Galatians 4:4

    Genesis 3:15

    2.   The lineage of Jesus includes people like you and me v. 1-17

    3.   The names of Jesus reveal a lot about the Savior v.18-25

    • Messiah or Christ
    • Jesus
    • Immanuel

    John 1:14

    Rev. 21:1-4

  • Dec 2, 2018Faith that Overcomes
    Dec 2, 2018
    Faith that Overcomes
    Series: 1 John
    Faith that Overcomes

    1 John 5:1-21

    We know…

    1.   For certain that we have been born again v.1-5

    Ephesians 2:8-10

    2.   Jesus is the Christ v.6-12

    3.   The power of prayer v.13-15

    4.   The importance of relationships that provide accountability v.16-19
     
    https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=tCG1I-Ssgww

    5.   Jesus as Savior, Lord, and Friend v.20-21

  • Nov 18, 2018Enough
    Nov 18, 2018
    Enough
    Series: Topical

    Message: Enough                                                        Matthew 6:5-15

    Matthew 6:5-15

    1.   We ask for bread, not cake

    Matthew 6:25-34

    Psalms 37:4 

    2.   Pray for ours, not mine 

    3.   Pray for bread that will never cease  

  • Nov 11, 2018Love Perfected
    Nov 11, 2018
    Love Perfected
    Series: 1 John
    Message: Love Perfected                                         1 John 4:7-21

    God’s love is perfected in our lives as we…

    1.  Love others as he loves us v.7-11

    2.  Testify to the Spirit that abides in us v.12-16

    3.  Overcome fear v.17-21

  • Nov 4, 2018Children of God: Part 2
    Nov 4, 2018
    Children of God: Part 2
    Series: 1 John
    Children of God
    1 John 3:11-24
     
    1. Love is a choice
    2. Love signifies life living inside us
    3. Love is sacrificial
    4. Love sets us free